|Registered Since||19 Apr 2009|
|Areas of Expertise||Social, Community Management|
Vidar Brekke is the CEO of Social Intent, a strategic business consultancy with a specialty in the social web and relational marketing technologies.
Vidar has held executive branding, marketing and product development roles at leading startups, boutique agencies and Fortune 500 companies. As a strategist at Ogilvy he served IBM with sharp customer insights and analysis; as a VP of Marketing for JPMorgan Chase he forged new bonds between marketing and product development.
As VP of Marketing at Linkstorm, he was key to the development of a revolutionary new online ad format and produced groundbreaking advertising and social media campaigns for companies like Coca-Cola, IBM, Cisco, General Motors, e-Trade and American Express. He has authored and co-authored several patents with regards to marketing technology.
Facebook Conversation Engine
A white-label crowdsourcing platform for Facebook that allows Facebook marketers to generate buzz with little cost and effort
OpenCoffee Club - New York
Vidar is the organizer of the OpenCoffee club in New York, a regular weekly meeting for marketing, media & technology innovators, entrepreneurs and investors.
Education and Qualifications
Vidar was also previously an officer in the Royal Norwegian Navy, earned his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Bergen, Norway and an M.A. in Communications from SUNY Albany.
Blog comments by Vidar Brekke
- The economics of free web content, 3 Jul 2009